Romeo Santos is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Previously, he was the lead vocalist of the American bachata band ‘Aventura.’ In his seven years of solo career, Santos has released seven number one songs on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Romeo Santos’ Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Santos was born as Anthony Santos in New York City, New York on July 21, 1981. His mother stayed at home to take care of the family and his father worked in construction. Romeo was exposed to the sounds of Tropical genres from a young age and by the age of 13, he had already joined the choir of his church.
He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the mixed ethnic background of African-Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rican.
Talking about his education, Santos attended Morris Academy For Collaborative Studies.
Romeo Santos’ Career, Salary, Net Worth
Santos initially formed a group named Los Teenagers with his three cousins Henry, Max, and Lenny. Additionally, the group also released the album called ‘Trampa de Amor.’ They later changed the name of the band to Aventura. The group’s debut album was titled ‘Generation Next.’ The band garnered widespread fame after the release of their album ‘We Broke the Rules’ in 2002.
Santos embarked on a solo career and released his debut album ‘Formula Vol. 1.’ His other albums are ‘Formula, Vol. 2’ and ‘Golden.’ In addition, he also has a live album titled ‘The King Stays King.’ Some of his popular singles are ‘All Aboard’, ‘La Diabla’, ‘Llévame Contigo’, ‘Propuesta Indecente’, ‘Cancioncitas de Amor’, and ‘”Héroe Favorito’ among others. Furthermore, Romeo also appeared on the 2007 Dominican film ‘Sanky Panky.’ He also made his Hollywood debut in the film ‘Furious 7.’
Santos has one Grammy nomination to his name. Additionally, he received the nomination for Best Tropical Latin Album in 2012. He has won several other awards for his work in Latin music.
Santos has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 30 million at present.
Romeo Santos’ Rumors, Controversies
Due to the lack of information about his personal life, there are several rumors which suggest that Santos might be gay. However, he has confirmed that he is not. Furthermore, in February 2018, he became part of a controversy due to his too affectionate interaction with a fan on stage.
Romeo Santos’ Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Santos has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m). Additionally, he weighs around 91 kg or 201 lbs. Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is black.
Romeo Santos’ Social Media
Santos is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 4.5M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has over 14M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 33M followers.